List of United States federal agencies


List of United States federal agencies

This is an incomplete list of United States federal agencies. All are agencies within one of the three branches of the United States government. Executive Branch Departmental agencies are organized by department.

Independent agencies of the United States Government are also normally organized under the Executive Branch, but by definition are not subordinated under a cabinet position. Non-executive department independent government agencies are a group of very few exceptions, such as the Library of Congress, Congressional Budget Office, etcetera.

Executive branch

Executive Office of the President

* White House Office of Presidential Communications
* White House Office of Presidential Speechwriting
* White House Office
* White House Office of the Executive Clerk
* Office of the White House Counsel
* Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
* National Security Council (NSC)
* Homeland Security Council
* Office of the United States Trade Representative
* Office of National Drug Control Policy
* Council of Economic Advisers
* Council on Environmental Quality
* Domestic Policy Council
* National Economic Council
* Office of White House Administration
* Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives
* Office of National AIDS Policy
* Office of Science and Technology Policy
* President's Critical Infrastructure Protection Board
* President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board
* USA Freedom Corps
* White House Military Office

Department of Agriculture

*Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS)
*Agricultural Research Service (ARS)
*Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)
*Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP)
*Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (CREES)
*Economic Research Service (ERS)
*Farm Service Agency (FSA)
*Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC)
*Food and Nutrition Service (FNS)
*Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)
*Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS)
*Forest Service (FS)
*Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA)
*National Agricultural Library (NAL)
*National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)
*Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
*Risk Management Agency (RMA)
*Rural Development (RD)

Department of Commerce

*Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS)
*Economics and Statistics Administration (ESA)
**Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)
** Bureau of the Census
*Economic Development Administration (EDA)
*International Trade Administration (ITA)
**United States Commercial Service
*Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA)
*National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
**National Weather Service (NWS)
**National Oceanic Service (NOS)
**National Geodetic Survey (NGS)
**National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS)
*National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)
*Patent and Trademark Office (PTO)
**Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (BPAI)
**Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB)
*Technology Administration (TA)
**National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
**National Technical Information Service (NTIS)
**Office of Technology Policy (OTP)

Department of Education

; Office of the Secretary (OS)

* Office of Communications and Outreach (OCO)
* Office of the General Counsel (OGC)
* Office of Inspector General
* Office of Legislation and Congressional Affairs (OLCA)
* Office for Civil Rights (OCR)
* Institute of Education Sciences (IES)
** National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
*** National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)
*** Education Resources Information Center (ERIC)
* Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII)
* Office of the Chief Financial Officer
* Office of Management
* Office of the Chief Information Officer
* Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development
** Budget Service
* Risk Management Service

; Chief Operating Officer

; Office of the Under Secretary (OUS)
* Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE)
* Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE)
* Office of Federal Student Aid (FSA)
* President's Advisory Board on Tribal Colleges and Universities (WHITCU)
* President's Advisory Board on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (WHIHBCU)

; Office of the Deputy Secretary (ODS)
* Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE)
** Office of Migrant Education
** President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans
* Office of English Language Acquisition, Language Enhancement and Academic Achievement for Limited English Proficient Students (OELA)
* Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS)
** National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)
** Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)
** Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA)
* Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools (OSDFS)
* Office of Innovation and Improvement

; Associated federal organizations
* [http://www.ed.gov/about/bdscomm/list/com.html Advisory Councils and Committees]
* National Assessment Governing Board (NAGB) [http://www.nagb.org/]
* National Institute for Literacy (NIFL) [http://www.nifl.gov/]
* Federal Interagency Committee on Education (FICE)

; Federally aided organizations
* American Printing House for the Blind
* Gallaudet University
* Howard University
* National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Department of Energy

* Energy Information Administration (EIA)
* Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
* National Laboratories & Technology Centers:
** Albany Research Center
** Ames Laboratory
** Argonne National Laboratory
** Argonne National Laboratory (West) (now part of Idaho National Laboratory)
** Brookhaven National Laboratory
** Center for Functional Nanomaterials (under design or construction)
** Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies (under design or construction)
** Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences (under design or construction)
** Center for Nanoscale Materials (under design or construction)
** Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
** Idaho National Engineering Laboratory
** Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
** Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
** Los Alamos National Laboratory
** Molecular Foundry (under design or construction)
** National Energy Technology Laboratory
** National Petroleum Technology Office
** National Renewable Energy Laboratory
** New Brunswick Laboratory
** Oak Ridge National Laboratory
** Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
** Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
** Radiological & Environmental Sciences Laboratory
** Sandia National Laboratories
** Savannah River Ecology Laboratory
** Stanford Linear Accelerator Center
** Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator
** Yucca Mountain
* National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
*Power Marketing Administrations:
** Bonneville Power Administration
** Southeastern Power Administration
** Southwestern Power Administration
** Western Area Power Administration

Department of Health and Human Services

*Administration on Aging (AoA)
*Administration for Children and Families (ACF)
** Administration on Developmental Disabilities (ADD)
** Administration for Native Americans (ANA)
** Child Care Bureau (CCB)
** Children's Bureau (CB)
** Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB)
** Head Start Bureau (HSB)
** Healthy Marriage Initiative (HMI)
** Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
** Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE)
** Office of Community Services Block Grant (OCS)
** Office of Family Assistance (OFA) / Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
** Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) [http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/orr/]
** President's Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities (PCPID)
*Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
*Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)
*Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
*Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
*Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
*Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
*Indian Health Service (IHS)
*National Institutes of Health (NIH)
* [http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/index.html Office for Civil Rights] (OCR)
* [http://www.omhrc.gov Office of Minority Health] (OMH)
*Program Support Center (PSC)
*Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
*Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONCHIT)

Department of Homeland Security

* Coast Guard (USCG)
* National Cyber Security Division
* Environmental Measurements Laboratory
* Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
* United States Federal Protective Service (ICE-FPS)
* U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
* Office of Immigration Statistics
* Customs and Border Protection (CBP)
* Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
* Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC)
* United States Secret Service (USSS)
* Office of State and Local Government Coordination and Preparedness
* Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* National Communications System (NCS)

Department of Housing and Urban Development

* Community Development Block Grants
* Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity
* Federal Housing Administration (FHA)
* Government National Mortgage Association (GNMA, Ginnie Mae)
* Office of Policy Development and Research (Bridges to Work)
* Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH)

Department of the Interior

*Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
*Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA)
*Office of Surface Mining (OSM)
*Bureau Of Reclamation (USBR)
*Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)
*Minerals Management Service (MMS)
*National Park Service (NPS)
*United States Geological Survey (USGS)
*Office of Insular Affairs

Department of Justice

*Antitrust Division
*Asset Forfeiture Program
*Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (BATF / BATFE)
*Civil Division
*Civil Rights Division
*Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS)
*Community Relations Service
*Criminal Division
*Diversion Control Program
*Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
*Environment and Natural Resources Division
*Executive Office for Immigration Review
*Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys (EOUSA)
*Executive Office for U.S. Trustees
*Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
*Federal Bureau of Prisons
*Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States
*U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
*Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (BCBP)
*Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
*INTERPOL - U.S. National Central Bureau
*Justice Management Division
*Marshals Service
*National Crime Information Center
*National Drug Intelligence Center
*National Institute of Corrections (FBOP)
*Office of the Federal Detention Trustee
*Office of the Inspector General
*Office of Intelligence Policy and Review
*Office of Intergovernmental and Public Liaison
*Office of Justice Programs (OJP)
**Bureau of Justice Assistance
**Bureau of Justice Statistics
**Community Capacity Development Office
**National Criminal Justice Reference Service
**National Institute of Justice
**Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
**Office for Victims of Crime
*Office of the Pardon Attorney
*Parole Commission
*Office of the Police Corps
*Office of Tribal Justice
*Office on Violence Against Women
*Solicitor General
*Tax Division
*United States Attorneys

Department of Labor

*Administrative Review Board (ARB)
*Benefits Review Board (BRB)
*Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB)
*Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
*Center for Faith-Based and Community Initiatives (CFBCI)
*Employees' Compensation Appeals Board (ECAB)
*Employment Standards Administration (ESA)
**Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP)
**The Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS)
**Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP)
**Wage and Hour Division (WHD)
*Employment and Training Administration (ETA)
*Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA)
*Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
*Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA)
*Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS)
*Women's Bureau (WB)

Department of State

* Bureau of Administration
* Bureau of African Affairs
* Bureau of Consular Affairs
* Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
* Bureau of Diplomatic Security
**Office of Foreign Missions
* Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs
* Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs
* Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs
**Internet Access and Training Program
* Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs
* Bureau of Human Resources
* Bureau of Information Resource Management
* Bureau of Intelligence and Research
* Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs
* Bureau of International Organization Affairs
* Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation
* Bureau of Legislative Affairs
* Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs
* Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs
* Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations
* Bureau of Political-Military Affairs
* Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration
* Bureau of Public Affairs
* Bureau of Resource Management
* Bureau of South Asian Affairs
* Bureau of Verification, Compliance, and Implementation
* Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs
* Counterterrorism Office (which produces the Patterns of Global Terrorism report)
* National Foreign Affairs Training Center (former Foreign Service Institute)
* Office of International Information Programs
* Office of the Legal Adviser
* Office of Management Policy
* Office of Protocol
* Office of the Science and Technology Adviser
* Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons
* Office of War Crimes Issues

Department of Transportation

* Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
* Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
* Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)
* Federal Transit Administration (FTA)
* Maritime Administration (MARAD)
* Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)
* National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
* Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA)
* Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA)
* Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC)
* Surface Transportation Board (STB)

Department of the Treasury

* Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB)
* Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP)
* Bureau of the Public Debt
* Community Development Financial Institution Fund (CDFI)
* Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN)
* Financial Management Service (FMS)
* Inspector General
* Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA)
* Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
* Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC)
* Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS)
* Office of the Secretary
** Domestic Finance
** Economic Policy
** General Counsel
** Information and Technology Management
** International Affairs
** Management
** Public Affairs
** Tax Policy
** Terrorism and Financial Intelligence (TFI)
** Treasurer of the United States
* United States Mint

Department of Veterans Affairs

* Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA)
* Veterans Health Administration (VHA)
* National Cemetery Administration (NCA)
* Office of Information and Technology (OI&T)

Independent agencies

* Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP)
* Agency for International Development (USAID)
* American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC)
* AmeriCorps
* Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC)
* U.S. Arctic Research Commission (USARC)
* Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
* US Commission on Civil Rights (USCCR)
* Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE)
* Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)
* Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
* Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS)
* Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC)
* United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
* Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
* Export-Import Bank of the United States (ExIm)
* Farm Credit Administration (FCA)
* Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
* Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
* Federal Election Commission (FEC)
* Federal Maritime Commission
* Federal Mine Safety & Health Review Commission (FMSHRC)
* Federal Reserve System (The Fed)
* Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board
* Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
* Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States (FCSC)
* General Services Administration (GSA)
* Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)
* Inter-American Foundation (IAF)
* International Trade Commission (ITC)
* Learn and Serve America (LSA)
* National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
* National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
* National Capital Planning Commission (NCPC)
* National Credit Union Administration (NCUA)
* National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)
* National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)
* National Ice Center (NIC)
* National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
* National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) (NRPC)
* National Science Foundation (NSF)
* National Transportation Research Center (NTRC)
* National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB)
* Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)
* Office of Government Ethics (OGE)
* Office of Personnel Management (OPM)
* Peace Corps
* Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC)
* United States Postal Service (USPS)
**United States Postal Inspection Service (USPIS)
**Office of the Inspector General (USPS-OIG)
* Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC)
* Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
* Selective Service System (SSS)
* Senior Corps
* Small Business Administration (SBA)
* Social Security Administration (SSA)
* Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC)
* Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)
* United States Trade and Development Agency (TDA)

Quasi-federal agencies

*Legal Services Corporation (LSC)
*Smithsonian Institution (SI)

Legislative branch

* Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
* Library of Congress (LOC)
** United States Copyright Office
* Government Accountability Office (GAO) (formerly the General Accounting Office)
** United States Comptroller General
* Government Printing Office (GPO)
*Architect of the Capitol
*Office of Compliance

Judicial branch

Courts

* United States Supreme Court
* United States court of appeals
** Bankruptcy Appellate Panels
* United States district courts
** United States bankruptcy courts
* United States Sentencing Commission
* United States Probation and Pretrial Services

Administration

* Administrative Office of the United States Courts
* Federal Judicial Center
* Judicial Conference of the United States

Historic / defunct agencies

* Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service (in the Department of Agriculture) (ASCS)
*:"Replaced in 1994 with the Farm Service Agency.
* Agricultural Adjustment Administration (AA)
* Board of Economic Warfare (BEW)
* Board of Tea Appeals
*:"Abolished in 1996
* Bureau of Arms Control (in the Department of State)
*:"Replaced September 13, 2005, by the Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation"
* Bureau of Nonproliferation (in the Department of State)
*:"Replaced September 13, 2005, by the Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation"
* Bureau of Verification and Compliance (in the Department of State)
*:"Replaced February 1, 2000 by the Bureau of Verification, Compliance, and Implementation"
* Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs (CIAA)
* Committee on Public Information (CPI)
* Farmers Home Administration
*:"Replaced in 1994 with the Farm Service Agency.
* Federal National Mortgage Association (FNMA or Fannie Mae)
*:"Fannie Mae was partially privatized in 1968; its government administered portion was renamed the Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae); see Department of Housing and Urban Development, above"
* Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA)
*:"Renamed Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; see Department of Health and Human Services, above"
* Student Loan Marketing Association (SLMA or Sallie Mae)
*:"Sallie Mae has been fully privatized and is no longer administered by the federal government."
* Foreign Economic Administration (FEA)
* Federal Theatre Project (FTP)
* General Accounting Office (GAO)
*:"Renamed "Government Accountability Office" in 2004; see #Legislative Branch, above."
* Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC)
* Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS)
*:"Now The United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS)
* National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA)
* U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
*:"Renamed U.S. National Geodetic Survey
* Office of Technology Assessment (OTA)
*:"Congress closed the OTA in 2004."
* Office of War Information (OWI)
* Reconstruction Finance Corporation (RFC)
* United States Information Agency (USIA)
* Veterans Administration (VA)
*:"Became a cabinet department in 1988; see United States Department of Veterans Affairs, above."
* War Production Board (WPB)
* Works Progress Administration (WPA)

External links

* [http://www.firstgov.gov/Agencies/federal.shtml Firstgov Guide to the Federal government]
* [http://www.gpoaccess.gov/gmanual US Government Manual (GPO)]
* [http://www.whitehouse.gov/government/independent-agencies.html White House List of Agencies & Commissions]
* [http://govinfo.library.unt.edu/default.htm CyberCemetery] for defunct U.S. Federal Agencies, hosted by the University of North Texas Libraries


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